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Maintaining winter roads and sidewalks to keep people safe and traffic flowing smoothly.

Dealing with snow is a big part of being an Edmontonian. By working together, the City of Edmonton and our citizens help ensure safe conditions and mobility for everyone.

The City also has a Snow and Ice Control Policy that directs how and when we clear snow, and a Community Standards Bylaw that governs when citizens must clear their sidewalks. 

Find out when main roads and bike routes will be plowed and how they are prioritized.
Look up when snow will be cleared in your neighbourhood. Learn about handling windrows and parking etiquette.

Help our collectors stay safe around ice and snow.

Service changes take effect in temperatures below -20 Celsius, including windchill.

Working Together

What The City Does
  • Salt and sand roads as needed to maintain traction
  • Clear main roads within 48 hours after the end of a snowfall, roads with the highest traffic volume are given priority
  • Working 24/7 to get the job done
  • Regular maintenance plowing for lighter snow events
  • When major snow events happen, we send out more crews and equipment and update our Major Roads Plowing Map so you can see which roads have been plowed
  • Blade neighbourhood roads to a 5 cm snow pack
  • Provide sidewalk sand at the City’s roadway maintenance yards and community leagues
  • Remove street sand during the spring street sweeping campaign
What You Can Do

Snow in the City

Learn more about the City's role and yours.

Notifications

Roadway Alerts

Be the first to know about major plowing events and parking bans.

For More Information

Roadway Maintenance

Telephone

Call 311 for more information, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Note: Email is monitored during business hours.

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555
Email parksandroads@edmonton.ca
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/cityofedmonton
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/cityofedmonton

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